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Government White Paper on Future UK/EU Relations

The government’s latest White Paper was published last week, finally providing definite information about the UK Government’s position to businesses in the UK and the European Union. It sets out the latest UK vision for a future relationship, dealing in trade in goods and services, as well as security cooperation, immigration and general oversight mechanisms. […]

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How we make Ecotile Flooring

The Importance of Manufacturing to the UK Economy

It’s been a common refrain since the 1980s – “manufacturing in the UK is in decline” or sometimes even “manufacturing in the UK is dead”. This is usually accompanied by reminiscences about the strength of our mining, steel and car industries 40 years ago and mutterings about the over-reliance the UK economy places on service […]

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The best industrial flooring

Do I really need to replace my industrial floor? The art of knowing how much wear and tear is too much

When the time comes to replace your industrial floor, it can be a dangerous investment for the business. Do it too soon and you risk impacting cash flow, but leave it too late and you begin putting your workforce in harm’s way. So how can you tell when it’s the right time to plan for a new floor? […]

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Heavy industry needs to forge a sustainable future

Sustainability the new major driving factor in industrial and commercial flooring market

Sustainability will play a major role in growth of the commercial and industrial flooring market over the next five years – according to a report by Hexaresearch – placing Ecotile right at the forefront of emerging industrial flooring trends. Highlighted by whatech.com, the report shows how technological innovation is stimulating an unprecedented growth in demand […]

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facing industrial sustainability

Why a sustainability strategy should be your new frontier

We recently wrote about how sustainability is becoming one the key drivers behind purchasing decisions in the industrial flooring market. So we thought we would take a wider look at sustainability reporting and the role it is playing in many leading organisations today. Why is sustainability reporting having such an impact in the EU? Whether […]

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B Plan is the badge of a sustainable business

B Corp; what is it and what does it mean to UK industry?

Those of you with your fingers on the sustainability pulse will already be familiar with B Corp. But as more and more businesses sign up – as consumers become increasingly demanding of the environmental credentials of their supply chain – B Corp looks set to become the ‘Soil Association’ equivalent of British industry in the […]

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